Our Team

Learn more about the expert coaches who make up our athlete performance and sports science teams.

Learn more about the expert coaches who make up our athlete performance and sports science teams.

Our Leadership

North Houston Team

JC Shivers

Mgr. Forever Athlete
  JC is a former Division 1 basketball player at Prairie View A&M University, where he earned 2nd Team All Conference, and a B.A. in Health and Exercise Science. JC played pro basketball over seas until an unfo...
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Trey Job

Sr. Performance Coach
Trey received his Masters in Kinesiology from Southeastern Louisiana University where he also served as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the NCAA Division I athletic department. Prior to his time in Louisia...
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Chris Slocum

Sr. Performance Coach
Before joining the ATH staff, Chris Slocum was a member of the Ohio State University Sports Performance staff where he worked with athletes across many sports in the Ohio State athletic department. Chris played collegia...
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Eoin Ryan

Performance Coach
Eoin comes to Athlete Training and Health with extensive international experience. After earning his Bachelor of Physical Education and Economics from the University College Cork in Ireland, Eoin moved on to earn his Ma...
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Des Longoria

Consultant
Desida Longoria is a proud Houston Texan native. Des earned her BS in Kinesiology at Texas Women’s University and comes to Athlete Training and Health with extensive experience in the fitness, wellness and perform...
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Monica Smith

Consultant
Monica Smith is an Arkansas Native, who loves her new life as a proud Texan! Monica earned her Bachelor in Kinesiology and Nutrition from Ouachita Baptist University in 2014. After a couple of years gaining industry kno...
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South Houston Team

Narciso Valencia

Sr. Performance Coach
Narciso served as the Assistant Coach of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Maryland before joining the ATH staff. At Maryland he created and implemented the strength and conditioning programs for women’s so...
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Steve Fell

Sr. Performance Coach
Steve comes to Athlete Training and Health after serving as the head fitness coach for the Rio Grande Valley Toros Football Club, the USL affiliate of the Houston Dynamo.  Steve’s primary responsibilities include workin...
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Lauren Hutchinson

Performance Coach
Lauren Hutchinson, a former Division 1 collegiate student-athlete, is from Kennesaw, Georgia. Lauren graduated from Samford University with a degree in Sports Administration and minor in Business. She received her Maste...
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Brett Parker

Performance Coach
Brett Parker is a former student-athlete from Richmond, Texas. He attended Foster High School. As a defensive back at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Brett started for a team that won 5 consecutive conference cham...
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Blaine Schmidt

Performance Coach
Blaine Schmidt, a former Division II collegiate, student-athlete, is from Gettysburg, South Dakota. Blaine graduated with Honors from Northern State University with a degree in Human Performance and Fitness and minor in ...
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Amanda Rivas

Consultant
  Amanda Rivas is a Houston, Texas native.  She earned her bachelor’s in sport management and a minor in business administration from Texas A&M University.  Amanda served as the Director for Salsa Fusion Latin ...
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